Journalism History Tuesday 15th November 2022

Review of UK and world papers, celebration of the history of photojournalism, media law and style-guide tips and global journalism stories for Tuesday 15th November 2022.

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Taiwan tensions overshadow Biden and Xi’s push to improve relations’, Telegraph: ‘Households face steep increase in council tax’, Guardian: ‘Tory councils warn Sunak on stark risk of bankruptcy’, & Times: ‘Sunak will help poorest.’

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘Axe the triple lock.. and people will die’, Sun: ‘Ronaldo- why I blanked Gary Neville’, Star: ‘It’s a cluckin’ disgrace’, and Metro: ‘Sealed with a kiss. Yes oui can.’

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. Independent: ‘Biden- I think we understand each other’ last night’s Evening Standard: ‘Act over Putin, US and UK urge China’, Express: ‘Rishi gets it…”Pensioners at forefront of my mind’, & Mail: ‘Nurses paying price of migrant crisis.’

Review of world papers. Jerusalem Post: ’25th Knesset to be sworn in today’, Star South Africa: ‘Meyiwa’s friend grilled’, Hindu: ‘Atomic energy, hydrogen power India’s net zero plan’, & Global Times: ‘Xi, Biden meet as world seeks more certainties.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Lively portrait images by George Bain news agency circa 1916 of Mae Murray (1885-1965)- American actress, dancer, film producer, and screenwriter who rose to fame during the silent film era.’

Style Tips. Times guide says ‘Jargon like journalese & slang, to be avoided. Do not use the strange, made-up language that is bandied about between professionals, particularly in business & in public sector’- go for particularly good familiar words instead.’

Media Law Tips. IPSO says ‘Public Interest section of the Code is not a standalone Clause; rather, it allows for publication to publish stories.’ See:…/ruling/… 02621-22 Worrall v Wisbech Standard partly upheld on accuracy clause.

‘Israel Defence Minister Benny Gantz said that his country will not cooperate with any external investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.’ See: &

‘ITV will be the exclusive Rugby World Cup UK broadcaster exclusively next year so the matches will only be available to view live on its channels.’ See: &

‘Irish broadcaster, writer and historian Dr Éamon Phoenix has died following a brief illness. He was 69.’ See: &

‘One of he original presenters for BBC TopGear and a top motoring journalist Sue Baker has died as a pioneer of women in auto journalism.’ See: &

‘Dozens of retirement homes of the Orpea group across France targetted by police raids after allegations of malpractice were laid out in a book by journalist Victor Castanet.’ See: &

‘US NBC Today show correspondent Miguel Almaguer suspended after broadcaster forced to retract its reporting that only served to fan conspiracy theories about attack on Paul Pelosi.’ See: &

North American Newspapers Tuesday 15th November 2022

Guardian reports: ‘Murdoch tells Trump he will not back fresh White House bid – report. Media mogul turns to ‘DeFuture’ Ron DeSantis after ex-president’s poor showing in midterm elections.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘BBC climate editor removed after questioning Russian delegation on Ukraine at Cop27 – video.’ See:

French Newspapers Tuesday 15th November 2022

Guardian reports: ‘Impose climate tax on fossil fuel giants, media groups urge. The Guardian and dozens of international media titles publish a joint editorial calling for radical thinking on how to fund climate action in poorer countries.’ See:

Guardian feature: ‘‘Completely chancy’: the first BBC radio broadcast outside London, 100 years ago. Percy Edgar’s story ‘shows how important local broadcasting was in early years of the BBC’, says playwright grandson David.’ See:

Guardian Australia reports: ‘Labor moves to protect ABC funding after $526m cut under Coalition. Michelle Rowland says her department will review ways to secure the broadcaster’s financial future.’ See:

Hold The Front Page Jaffa Law Column: ‘Is calling someone a “paedophile” vulgar abuse, or a statement of fact?’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A judge at the Royal Courts of Justice has ruled in favour of Steven Downes, who edits Inside Croydon, after Croydon London Borough Council carried out its threat to try and obtain a High Court injunction.’ See:

Montages of world newspapers Tuesday 15th November 2022

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